Martin Crane is a NY/NC-based composer whose most recent projects include the SXSW 2019 documentary Community First. He is currently scoring season 2 of Netflix's Dirty Money.


After releasing two albums and touring nationally under the name Brazos (2 million + streams on Spotify), Martin started working in film as the music supervisor on the Oscar-nominated documentary, Cutie and the Boxer. Since then, his scoring work has premiered at Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, Berlinale, and Full Frame. Commercial clients include Gucci, GE, Mazda, Capital One, Airwick, Ambev, Galaxo Smith Kline, and VICE.



Dirty Money

Season 2, Ep. 5

Streaming on NETFLIX March 2020

Executive Produced by Alex Gibney

Original Score

*March 2020

Miss America

Short, 2019

Starring Constance Shulman (Orange is the New Black, Friend Green Tomatoes)

Original Score

dir. Pepi Ginsberg

Cutie and the Boxer

Feature, 2014

2013 Sundance "Best Director Award"

2014 Oscar Nomination for Best Documentary

2016 Emmy for Best Documentary

Music Supervision

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Hugh The Hunter

Short, 2016

Premiered Sundance 2015

Collaboration with artist Hugh Hayden

Streaming on NOWNESS

Vimeo Staff Pick

Original Score

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

The Escape of Prisoner 614

Feature, 2018

Starring Ron Perlman, Martin Starr, Jake McDorman, and George Sample III

Premiered 2018 Berlinale

Original Score

dir. Zach Golden

Alba and June

Short, 2018

Released January 20, 2020 on NoBudge

Original Score

dir. Pepi Ginsberg


Palm Trees and Power Lines

Short, 2018

Premiered 2018 Cannes Cinefondation

Vimeo Staff Pick

Original Score

dir. Jamie Dack

East Hell

Short, 2017

2017 ASCAP Composer's Workshop at Columbia University

Streaming on ALTER

Original Score

dir. Callum Smith

La Oscuridad

Short, 2020
Original Score

dir. Jorge Sistos


Short, 2018

Premiered 2019 Full Frame Festival

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Original Score

dir. Emily Mkrtichian & Jesse Soursourian



GE Droneweek

Hydrow Brand Video

Airwick: Give the Gift of Home

Mazda Rebels

Gucci x Garage

Flonase Greatest Season Ever